ограничава ли да се

15:04 Sep 17, 2019
Bulgarian to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Health Care
Bulgarian term or phrase: ограничава ли да се
Context:

Настоящото Ви здравословно състояние ограничава ли Ви да се къпете или обличате сам/а?

Настоящото Ви здравословно състояние ограничава ли Ви да изнасяте боклукa навън?

I'm unsure whether this phrase means “limit from doing something” or “limit in doing something.”
James McVay
United States
Local time: 08:43


Summary of answers provided
4 +1limit from doing something
Pavel Tsvetkov
4Is this/it prevening you from (doing)
Krasimira Kalcheva
4limit you when you...
Mark Cole


Discussion entries: 3





  

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
limit from doing something


Explanation:
Seems more likely although it is a fine line

Pavel Tsvetkov
Bulgaria
Local time: 15:43
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in BulgarianBulgarian, Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  zenithmaster: Definitely "in" IMHO. Or to avoid this structure, you could say: limit your ability to
10 mins
  -> 'Limit you in bathing or dressing on your own' would actually mean 'limit you from bathing or dressing on your own'. You either can or cannot do it on your own.

agree  Yana Ellis: Much better to use the above posted suggestion: limit your ability to shower...etc.
4 hrs
  -> Благодаря!
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1 day 27 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
limit you when you...


Explanation:
I think this is how the original English version is likely to be phrased. Otherwise "limit you in" is also good; "limit" tends to be followed by a verb.


    Reference: http://forsythefirm.blogspot.com/2015/10/completing-function...
Mark Cole
Local time: 13:43
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks, Mark.

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1 day 17 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Is this/it prevening you from (doing)


Explanation:
I have heard doctors ask patients these questions many times.

Krasimira Kalcheva
United States
Local time: 07:43
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in BulgarianBulgarian
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